THERE are some heavy delays for the early morning run on the M1 after a car burst into flames in the middle of the motorway.
It happened in the southbound lanes just after the Smith Street exit in Gaven just before 5am.
It’s understood it happened in the middle lane and has forced the closure of three lanes.
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Emergency services are on scene.
Motorists are being urged to avoid the area for now.